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Dec 9, 2011 6:00pm EST
say at least 24 people have been killed in renewed anti-government protests across syria. four children were said to be among the demonstrations that take place after a friday prayer. it is estimated 14000 people have died in the uprising against president al-assad since march. a spokesman for syria's foreign ministry said the president was appalled and saddened by the ongoing violence. during a press conference he also called on the international community to help syria find an exit to the crisis. >> we are appealing to the outside world and our brothers all over the world to help syria through this and to stop in sight met -- and to stop inciting people, pressuring, ching. this is not helping syria. if you affect this area institutions, there will be no ability to build the state. >> syria is still under international pressure. >>> a fierce fire ripped through a hospital in india, killing at least 90 people. many of them were patients who became trapped. it took firefighters in calcutta five hours to get the blaze under control, and fleeing medical staff are accused of abando
Dec 9, 2011 2:30pm PST
on this closely-watched issue. >> human rights activists in syria say at least 15 people have been killed by security forces at anti-government demonstrations after friday prayers. deaths were reported from dara, douma, and homs, where security forces opened fire on demonstrators. regime forces and militiamen had encircled the city of homs. violence comes a day after a major oil pipeline serving the hom's area was blown up. at least 89 people have died in a fire that broke out in a hospital in the eastern indian city of calcutta. most of the victims were patients who were trapped by the flames and inhaled smoke. >> there were dramatic scenes at the hospital. rescue workers struggled to reach the upper floors to save patients trapped in an orthopedic ward. for many, help came too late. this man says, "there are no lights in the building. the doors are closed. everything is full of smoke." officials said the death toll could rise. the fire was the second in three years at the hospital. angry relatives blamed emergency services, saying they arrived too late and were poorly equipped. the poli
Dec 9, 2011 12:00pm PST
. speaking in the netherlands, she talked about restrictions in china, russia and syria that have landed bloggers and internet activists in jail. she says that internet firms that do business with those governments are helping those governments suppress online freedom. >>> and clinton is urging companies to reconsider how a repressive government would use their technology before doing business with that government. >>> it's going to be a heavenly sight and it's happening early tomorrow morning. a total lunarey clippings. a red shadow will start to fall across the moon at 4:45 a.m. by 6:05, the moon will be engulfed in the moonlight. the moon will appear red, not black. that's because a dusty layer will redirect the light of the sun, fill in the darkness behind the earth with a red glow. should be interesting to check out. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you next time the news breaks. see you again at 5:00. if i can take classes year round on campus, online, or both and earn my bachelor's degree in 3 years you can, too. [ male announcer ] at devry university, whether
Dec 8, 2011 4:00pm PST
of their client states -- syria, libya, have had bad years. they have concerns about progress of a missile defense system. things are not going well from their standpoint in terms of u.s.-russia relations. you have mutual shots across the bal here. >> this is very different from the hillary clinton who stood there and pushed the reset button with sergei lavrov. this is noticeably different. >> putin will be reelected president and america will have to deal with him. there are areas where the u.s. and russia can continue to operate but there are some strains in the relationship. >> thank you very much for coming in. but rare putin clearly planning on staying around a long time. -- vladimir putin clearly planning on staying around for a long time. robert mugabe is also planning on staying around for a long time. he spoke at the annual congress. he has been in power for the past 31 years. even after a power-sharing deal was struck, there remain serious concerns in the country. >> he still has his fans here, president mugabe's face on almost everything. the man himself our rights to declare that he wo
Dec 9, 2011 1:00am PST
grow over events in iran and syria, we sit down with opec's secretary general to talk about oil over $100 a barrel. >>> plus, investing in kurdis n kurdistan, a look into a small company's grand entry into the region's oil industry. >>> oil prices rose this week as tensions with iran resurfaced following increased pressure by the european union. the latest measures will target 180 individuals and organizations. the european union imports nearly 900,000 barrels of crude mainly to southern europe. they told a newspaper sanctions could push the price of oil over $250 a barrel. iran is a long-serve member of opec and is the second largest producer in organization, exporting more than 2 million barrels a day on production of more than 3.5 million barrels a day. it is likely any sanctions on tehran will cause oil prices to spike. abdalla salemel-badri weighed in. >> if you ask my advice, nobody's asked my advice, but i would say i don't think it is wise to cut that supply to europe. >> one thing that has to be improved is to have a much better dialogue between saudi arabia and iran. it wa
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Dec 9, 2011 3:00pm PST
airstrikes that killed 24 pakistani soldiers last month. activists in syria say security forces killed at least nine people today including two children. this is said to be video from the city of homs thursday that purports to show a government tank fires in a residential area. the family of a retired f.b.i. agent is begging for his release, in another of long line of issues between the republic and u.s. correspondent jennifer griffin looks at whether we are already at war with iran. >> the capture of a downed u.s. sentinel drone reveals that the u.s. was flying spy missions from air base in afghanistan, actively gathering information over iran. the latest in a series of mysterious events including explosions and assassinations. targeting iran nuclear scientists. some argue the covert war against the nuclear program is underway. it began more than a year ago. first, a cyber attack on natan, 1,000 centrifuges destroyed by the network. then, a dozen mysterious explosions at the home of iran's nuclear scientist. the head of iran atomic energy organization wounded by a car bomb. explosion
Dec 9, 2011 11:00am PST
to places like syria and gadhafi's libya. they know who they are. the senate is considering a law called the global online freedom act that would prohibit the sale of technology that can be used to deny people basic human rights. the 17 countries who used the euro as currency have voted to centralize their economies, sort of the way the fed controls our money flow. before now, the euro was the central currency, but no one group was in charge. from an economic point of view, you can kind of think of it as a change from countries into states, more like our states, at least economically. other countries in the european union, notably england are against this plan, but it's worth remembering there are two europes. there's the 27-member countries of the e.u, and then the subset, the 17 that use the euro as a common currency and england is obviously not one of them. the other take awayen of this, guys, is germany. germany clearly in charge of the new inner europe in ways that nobody could've anticipated just a few years ago. >> all right, scott, thank you very much. >> time to check the foreca
Dec 9, 2011 5:00am PST
companies have been in the news for selling technology to places like syria and gadhafi's libya. talk show host bill maher is coming to silicon valley to host a show on the new comedy channel. it's february 3rd at the san jose center for performing arts. you know, yahoo! goes back and forth. they're a content company, no they're not. they're more interesting when they're a content company and they're making fun of things. it doesn't mean they're profitable. it's interesting. so this will be fun to watch. >> sounds good. thank you very much. >> business and tech and poetry. thank you very much, scott. it is 5:26. still to come on "today in the bay", we could get a better idea of how a promising richmond football player suddenly died. >> and we're flirting with low temperature records yet again across the bay area. but we've got a gorgeous weekend ahead. stay tuned. your forecast is coming up. >> and fridays tend to ease folks into weekend for your commute. not if you're traveling to oakland. i'll give you the newest roadway shift coming up. [ female announcer ] what would you call an ordina
Dec 9, 2011 6:00am PST
in the news in the past for selling technology to syria and gadhafi's libya and they know who they are. bill mair is calming to silicon valley to host a show yahoo!'s new comedy channel. it will all be on yahoo! as they go back to creating content once again. there should be some fun stuff. >> stick around for that. >> we'll have a live report coming up. >>> and the oakland family of a toddler shot in the head has a gult renching being to make today. >> and you made it to friday. we have a good looking weekend ahead. if the cold weather had you hibernating indoors i'll let you know about a warmup on the way in your full forecast. >> and we ha dowpe ing coming out of the tri valley. i'll give you updates on those coming up. in >>> a heartbreaking decision expected from the family of an oakland toddler who was shot in the head on november 28th. >> fran police releasing videos they hope will catch a sexual asaul suspect. >> i'm damien trujillo live in san jose. why the fire department is hiring during a recession. that's coming up next. >>> and a live look outside this morning it is friday, dec
Dec 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
, and also, we have over 4,000 syria descendents killed over the last eight months. what would you do to support those who want to overthrow the brutal regime? >> good questions. on iran, the only rational long term policy is regime replacement and we need a covert capability. i would focus on their gasoline supply, 40e% of the gas they use has to be imported, only one very, very large refinery, focused how to sabotage that every day. [applause] you know -- [applause] follow the reagan playbook. i would fund every group in the country. find the maximum amount of communications disability for the groups in the country, do everything i could to unnerve the regime and keep it off bans, and you would break it and replace it, and all of these studies, you know, it's amazing to me how little people study history. you know, the iaea says we're this close or not, but we were wrong about the pakistani nuclear weapons and wrong in the late 1940s. they got it used before we thought they would. why would you think we can relax? we know they have a program. we know there's sincerity. therefore, as
Dec 9, 2011 2:00am PST
. but this dignity strike idea is something that's really gaining momentum in syria, on-line, on facebook. it's supposed to occur in different stages. the idea is basically civil disobedience. get out on the streets, block roads, close businesses, tell kids not to go to schools, things like that. and what activists are now hoping is that by using this new tactic, that they can put even more pressure on the regime and go that kind of strategy, rather than violent protests. >> wow. okay. let's talk about something much happier. the royal christmas card. >> i don't know if that looks a lot happier. take a look at their faces here. they're not looking very cheery. >> oh, no. >> carol, what's with prince charles and camilla here? take a look at this picture. this, you can see them on the balcony at buckingham palace right after the royal wedding actually, and, you know, prince charles is holding up camilla's granddaughter. remember the moody bridesmaid the one sulking in all the pictures? that's her. charles is sort of looking away in the distance and camilla is sort of standing there on the balco
Dec 9, 2011 3:00pm PST
. if you're just joining us, latest news you need to know. no into the violence in syria. 37 people were killed today, at least 18 of those deaths were in alms where opponents believe a massacre's being planned. >>> police identified yesterday's shooter at virginia tech as 22-year-old ross truett ashley of virginia. he killed a campus police officer before taking his own life. police still don't know his motive. >>> a devastating fire in india killed least 88 people, mostly patients. six hospital manager have been arrested in the weak of the fire, accused of abond donning patients after the fire started. >>> next week we'll be on the road all week. we'll be in iowa, which brings us tonight's number. it is 99. east to west, north to south, there are 99 counties in state of iowa. we'll visit a bunch next week. why? the caucuses will be three weeks from now. light pink, mike huckabee, he was the surprise winner. john mccain, he was the nominee but did not win one county in iowa four years ago. take a peek. so far senator santorum, 63, bachmann, 83. gingrich, paul, perry, romney, huntsman, n
Dec 8, 2011 5:00pm PST
eyebrows syria and they say they see was wearing a gray hooded start your time with the blues fans. after you may remember that this summer there were a string of shootings along the trail, but things have quieted down since then. >>pam: her for the second then roll health officials to clear a spare the year day for the bay area. >>reporter: rent here and oakland hills, the ear is not so great.--here in the north to make, the air is not very well. brown and if you are out running today be where especially up in the north areas tvx we have a lot of smoke particles coming from automobiles. >>jacqueline: are high to today, not as warmer so we saw yesterday. we have 60 degrees in santa rosa, and 60 in concord, we have another chilly night. it will still be on the chilly side. we have clear skies either this afternoon, we will see patches of fog overnight is best of places like the north bay. pa >>catherine: the u.s. smashed all records for billion dollar weather disasters. january brought a paralyzing blizzard in the northeast. in the spring, devastating tornados to rage through the south and
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Dec 9, 2011 6:00am PST
, the on going story out of syria. we have amateur video that apparently shows a government tank firing into a residential neighborhood in the town of holmes. [gunfire] bill: woe, it is very difficult to get access inside that country. and this town itself has been a flash point for violence throughout these up risings. meanwhile we are getting reports that anti-government fighters have blown up a major syrian pipeline as protestors continue to take to the streets of the country. the u.n. estimates more than 4,000 have been killed during the government crackdown which has lasted for months with no signs of ending. martha: mitt romney taking the gloves off in the race for 2012. romney supporters targeting newt gingrich during a conference call yesterday, which was clearly part of the new strategy coming out of the romney camp, because newt has continued to surge, really in these polls. first you'll hear former missouri senator jim talent on this conference call yesterday. the next voice you will here is the former new hampshire governor john sen u.n. u. >> the speaker returning as a reli
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